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0:00 - Introduction 0:39 - Bernie's Family Background

Keywords: Detroit, Michigan; English language; father; grandfather; grandmother; grandparents; great aunts; great uncles; great-aunts; great-uncles; Kiev, Ukraine; Kiyev; Kyiv; Mensk; Miensk; Mińsk; Minsk, Belarus; Minskas; mother; parents; siblings; sister

3:37 - Bernie's Family's Move to Detroit, Michigan

Keywords: Ashkenazi Jews; Ashkenazim; Detroit, Michigan; Ellis Island, New Jersey; Ellis Island, New York; extended family; father; Galveston, Texas; Henry Ford; mother; parents; uncle

5:11 - Bernie's Family's Religious Observance 5:43 - Bernie Talks about His Childhood

Keywords: anarchists; Arbeter Ring Shul; aunt; chedar; cheder; cousins; Detroit Public Library; Detroit, Michigan; elementary school; English language; Farband Mitl Shul; Hebrew school; heder; high school; Jewish identity; Jewish observance; Jewish religion; Judaism; junior high school; kheyder; middle school; mother; parents; Sholem Aleichem Institute; siblings; sister; traditional religious school; uncle; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre; Yiddishkayt; Yiddishkeit; Yidishe Folkshule Farein; yidishkayt; yidishkeyt; Zionism; Zionists

12:15 - Bernie's Education

Keywords: "Der tog"; "Forverts"; "The Forward"; "The Jewish Daily Forward"; "The Yiddish Daily Forward"; congregation; Detroit, Michigan; elementary school; Farband Mitl Shul; father; Jewish holidays; mother; parents; schul; Sholem Aleichem Institute; shul; synagogue; teachers; temple; uncle; Yiddish newspapers; Yidishe Folkshule Farein; yom tovim; yomim tobim; yomim tovim; yontef; yontev; yontoyvim

15:42 - Bernie Remembers the Great Depression 18:50 - Bernie's Parents

Keywords: anarchists; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Michigan; college; communism; communists; Democratic Party; Democrats; F.B.I.; F.D.R.; FBI; FDR; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt; high school; parents; siblings; sister; UMich; uncle; United States Armed Forces; United States Navy; university; University of Michigan; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs

24:05 - Bernie Talks about His Aunt and Uncle

Keywords: aunt; Bernie Sanders; Chaim Hyman; cousin; Ha-Shomer ha-Tsa'ir; Hashomer Hatsair; Hashomer Hatzair; library; mother; parents; prompter; siblings; sister; souffleur; uncle; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre; Zionism; Zionists

31:20 - Bernie Remembers the Littman's Peoples Theater in Detroit, Michigan

Keywords: acting; actors; Chaim Hyman; Circle Theater; Circle Theatre; comedians; comics; Detroit, Michigan; films; Goldcoast Theater; Goldcoast Theatre; Jerry Lewis; Littman's Peoples Theater; Littman's Peoples Theatre; Littman's Theater; Littman's Theatre; Maurice Schwartz; Menasha Skulnik; Molly Picon; movies; uncle; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre

35:54 - Bernie Talks More about His Uncle, Chaim Hyman 37:27 - Bernie's Time in Germany as an Adult

Keywords: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Bern, Switzerland; college; concentration camps; Dachau; German language; Germany; Holocaust; laboratory; Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science; photographs; Schweizerdeutsch; Shoah; Swiss German dialect; UMich; university; University of Michigan; wife; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish language

43:07 - Bernie Talks about What Yiddish Means to Him

Keywords: anti-Semitism; antisemitism; Boston, Massachusetts; children; extended family; father; Hebrew language; parents; Rehovot, Israel; Russia; Russian language; sons; uncle; Weizmann Institute of Science; wife; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs

51:39 - Family Photographs and Objects

Keywords: "Romania, Romania"; "The Yiddish Policemen's Union"; Aaron Lebedeff; aunts; Chaim Zhitlowsky; extended family; Flint, Michigan; Frayland Lige; Frayland-lige far Yidisher Teritoryalistisher Kolonizatsye; Grand Island, New York; grandfather; grandmother; grandparents; Haim Zhitlowsky; immigrants; immigration; Jaim Zhitlovsky; Khayim Zhitlovsky; Khayim Zhitlowsky; Kimberly Plan; Kimberly Scheme; Leningrad; Michael Chabon; mother; Napoleon Bonaparte; Niagara Falls; parents; Petrograd; photographs; Saint Petersburg, Russia; South Africa; Tasmania; Territorialism; Territorialists; Uganda; uncles; Vil'na; Vilna; Vilnius, Lithuania; Wilno

58:22 - Bernie Explains "Agranoff's Turtle" 61:20 - Books of Interest to Bernie

Keywords: "Almost a Mensch"; "Almost a Mensch: Part 2: The Pathway to Menschhood"; "The Detroit Yiddish Theater: 1920 to 1937"; "The Yiddish Theatre and Jacob P. Adler"; actors; aunt; Chaim Hyman; cousins; David Gottlieb; Detroit, Michigan; Houston, Texas; James Miller; Lulla Adler Rosenfeld; siblings; sister; uncle; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre

65:00 - Concluding Thoughts

Keywords: "Scrap"; association of immigrants; Farmington Hills, Michigan; father; Hirohito; Holocaust Memorial Center; landsmanshaft; mother; Mount Clemens, Michigan; parents; photograph; World War 2; World War II; WW2; WWII; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish songs; Yiddish theater; Yiddish theatre